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Feb 2, 2013 8:00am EST
was talking about to manage overproduction. it was during the clinton administration after the u.s. joint the wto that the very controversial 1996 farm bill passed. that is a legislation that completely did away with the remaining new deal protections and it deregulating what had already begun in the 1950s and stopped all government intervention in commodity markets and eliminated all the final -- of the programs like the grain reserve and the most immediate result after that bill passed, those of you who are old enough, it was called freedom farm:farmers quickly started calling it freedom to failed. the most immediate result of the legislation was the dramatic increase in the production of commodities. all of the programs that kept the marginal land out of production which is really good for the environment were now being planted from fence row to fence row. by 1999 the price of corn was 50% above 1996 levels. fifty% below 1996 levels and full was down 41% and farmesoy was down 41% and farmers were in major economic distress. lobbying and policymakers didn't address these problems by rei
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
admiration and my gratitude to hillary rodham clinton for the extraordinary job that she has done over the last four years. i agree wholeheartedly with president obama, who said that she has been one of the finest secretaries of state in our nation's history. when she took on this responsibility in january of 2009, hillary clinton was already one of the most celebrated and accomplished women in the world. certainly her reputation and renown have been tremendous assets as she worked to restore america's standing in the world. but over the last four years, hillary clinton has been the ultimate workhorse public servant as opposed to the showhorse. now, this comes as no surprise to me and to other former colleagues here in the senate. we know that she is a leader of extraordinary substance and talent, with an amazing work ethic. secretary of state clinton has set records as the most traveled secretary for time in office, visiting some 42 countries just in the last year alone. and she will be remembered for her tireless efforts to promote the empowerment of women worldwide and for her many
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Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
of state, hillary clinton. she has represented the world. she is a world figure. she has represented america to the world and especially with her diligence, her grace, her hard work and her incredible diplomatic skill. she's traveled to 112 countries. she racked up a million miles, met with thousands of foreign dignitaries. she's reached nearly every corner of the globe and made history on the way. and in each assignment, she has left an indelible mark, empowering women, supporting sustainable development, supporting the establishment of civil societies, and promoting the tenets of democracy: one man, one vote, one woman, one vote, human rights, and the rule of law. mr. nelson: now, i might note that she particularly has underscored the plight of women. and, of course, we know as we see societies that live almost in another time and age centuries before in the way that they treat women. the secretary of state has tried to help modernize those societies, and she's done so by empowering and appointing one of her personal friends, milan vivier, to be the global ambassador for women's af
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. they ask for gifts but the tree remembers. >> host: when you hear the term bill clinton is the first -- black president of the united states what are your thoughts? >> guest: oh my. i think it's absurd personally. i think sometimes we have been denied the highest attention for so long that when people attend our church and they know the hymns or they play the saxophone reasonably well, we accord them credit that is largely undeserved. bill clinton was returning that fleeing haitian refugees who had been fleeing the military dictatorship that we armed and supported in haiti, and he cordoned the place with ships and copies people and turned them over to their killers. in rwanda, in the u.n. it was ambassador madeleine albright who has to take some responsibility for it but deaths of 500,000 tutsis in rwanda because she single-handedly obstructed do you win intervention with the support of bill clinton. when a handful of nations and the caribbean, st. lucia, dominica and a few others, banana producing nation's, had a small slice of the european market to export their finance, though cli
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
bill clinton signed into law the family and medical leave act. you know, there are many laws that we pass here in washington that most americans never have reason to know or care about. the fmla, by contrast, has changed this country in profoundly important ways. it has touched the lives of millions of working families. it's almost hard to imagine today but 20 years ago, before this landmark law, workers had to risk their jobs and their livelihoods when family needs arose. there was no national policy for maternity leave or paternity leave. new mothers were sometimes compelled to return to work just days after giving birth. or to quit jobs they would otherwise have liked to keep. there was no law allowing someone to take leave from work to care for an aging, potentially dying parent or to care for a child with a serious illness. families had to leave their loved ones in the hands of others or quit their jobs and face dire economic consequences. there was no policy to allow a seriously ill worker to return to work after recovering from cancer or other serious health condition. all of
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
certainly have seen since. >> now secretary of state hillary clinton on the u.s. role in the world. she's at the council of foreign relations today for now and will meet with president from the white house tomorrow, her last day as secretary. her successor senator john kerry will be at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [inaudible conversations] [applause] [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla he'll who is with us today, the entire board of directors and their members can't i want to welcoming you to the council on foreign relations and i'm richard haas president of cfr. are those of you who don't know who we are, we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign-policy choices facing this country. and today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state week here in the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six a
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
institute, were not capable of doing that. that's a historic reality. in the 1990s when bill clinton said there's an election based on that, it was the house and senate that legislative sanctions on iran, the push for, like it or not, freedom for the iraqi people to push for sanctions on cuba, to push her more engagement and exactly which are talking about, that really pushed for in a relationship with india. i could go on and on. nato expansion. all the things taken for granted but not in initiative. they're members of congress on capitol hill who change the world in a very meaningful way and that's still an opportunity if we recognize we need to care about. sorry for that little speech. >> how do we know kind of the counterterrorism, is very much her? [inaudible] >> the question is how do we know when we've won? >> were in no danger of women anytime soon. this has become a sugarless because it's a fair question obviously. what you measure for success and how do we know when we stopped, and that we are so far away from that now a more further away than when this president took office in
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm EST
hillary clinton on the u.s. role in the world. she was at the council on foreign relations today for an hour and will meet with president obama and the white house tomorrow her last day of secretary. her successors and it should john kerry opie at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla hills who is with us today and the entire board of directors and the members i want to welcome you to the council on foreign relations. i'm richard haas president of the cfr. for those of you who don't know who we are we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign policy choices facing this country. today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state we cure the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six and a half years under president ronald reagan. and this afternoon we are honored to h
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
-span radio, and c-span.org. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg and former president bill clinton spoke monday at a funeral for mayor. he served three terms as the city's mayor from 1970 to 1989 dive friday from congestive heart failure at the age of 88. this is 20 minutes. >> to you and the entire family i come today with the love and condolences of almost eight and a half million new yorkers who are grieving with you at this moment, although aid has to be loving all this attention. and i was particularly thrilled that he picked my neighborhood quarter shore for his sendoff. president clinton, governor cuomo, pataki, spitzer, schumer, gillibrand, city and state, federal and irrational officials and dignitaries, friends, family, and fellow new yorkers, everyone is here today. the thing there is no doubt that it is looking down on all of us assembled here be amended think it is fitting that he picked this place just a few blocks from a certain east river span. before last year's state of the city speech if you remember we ran a video and included a shot of ed standing at the entrance ram
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
of state hillary clinton gives farewell remarks at the state department. on c-span2, from the national black caucus of state legislators, a discussion about institutional racism. on c-span3, a look at the battle of extremists in mali. coming up next, looking at the economy. patrick reese gives the january jobs report. after that, the national school choice week and looking at international adoptions and why russia won't allow americans to adopt anymore. plus, your e-mails, phone calls, and tweets. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. on tuesday, the american enterprise institute hosted a panel of scholars to preview president obama's upcoming state of the union address and how foreign policy and national security will be addressed in the president's second term. this is one hour and 20 minutes. >> good afternoon, folks. [inaudible conversations] >> good afternoon, folks. can i please get everybody to sit down and speak quietly? i think we are going to start here. good afternoon, everybody. i am danielle pletka. i am from the american enterprise institute. welcom
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
democrats. it is coming. obviously clinton and obama late out at least their initial thoughts. none of the three laid out enough. i have written speeches how we should get out in the interest of time, i will go to your first question, general david petraeus. on the face of those selections by secretary gates they were ok, general david petraeus was a very impoverished general, very smart general, he knows that area. secretary gates and the president deserved the commanders that they want to. in my 12 years as senator i only loaded against one cabinet nominee and unless the cabinet nominee is so bad and so beyond the ability to resuscitator rehabilitate i always give the president the benefit of the doubt. the president deserves his team. general david petraeus is a good choice. got remember something about the army or the service. the foreign service like many of you, the war is not general david petraeus's war, it is the president's war and the military, all the people who work in the government follow the policy of the elected civilian government. they can give their opinions and
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
senator kerry and senator hagel to senator -- then-senator hillary clinton and bob gates. by that standard both the new nominees lack gravitas. they're not independent thinkers, they have no track record of either legislating in an intellectual sense or advancing important ideas on military affairs or interor national politics. international politics. but the underlying cause, i would say, is it's a reflection to have president's lack of interest in these issues. >> anybody else? >> yeah. i've got another pet phrase to introduce into this discussion. the republican party is now focused on trying to be responsible about what kind of fiscal environment we leave to our children and grandchildren, which i think is good in general terms. and so we're very worried about the deficit. and what kind of deficit we're going to be leaving to our heirs. there was a national security deficit that is growing and that will continue to grow. it's a particularly american conceit that the world goes away or stops when we stop paying attention to it. the fact of the matter is that the problems that we see in
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am EST
back in the clinton administration they brought in -- is going to organize task forces, organized the entire economy and decide what goods and services we would need 20 years and so it could be planned to create them. hillary clinton him up with a very complicated health care plan which eventually ended up of course more unless being passed 20 years later by the obama administration. the obama administration also believes that its experts know that what we need in terms of energy is green energy. so we're going to channel a lot of resources to green energy companies. but it's not just democrats that do this sort of thing. i was writing this morning about how the state of virginia has been trying to centrally plan the love lives of virginians for 100 years. they tried to keep the mentally feeble from reproducing the they tried to keep people of different races from marrying. now to try to keep people of the same sex from marrying. and in all these cases it really is, we experts know better than these people who should marry, who should love, how people should live. we've got a gove
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
. the really big event actually happened in september 1999. bill clinton who was president at the time made it mandatory, he said, okay, freddie mac and fannie mae. you have to have at least half your loans and affordable housing. that was a very dramatic announcement because of the size of fannie and freddie. an article in "the new york times" identified the involvement in this issue. freddie and fannie were so vague that there is no way they can meet this goal without reducing lending standards. so if they had achieved that goal, they would be taking so much risk and that could happen and they are so big that they could take out the whole u.s. financial system. nine years later, it happened. when they fail, they owed $5 trillion and they had $2 trillion in subprime mortgages. even before they failed, they were leverage 1000 to one. that means they had $8000 of that for every dollar. so the only way to do that is if the government guarantees your debts, not exactly what was going on. this is something that is way underestimated. you have the dominant player and has over half the market dri
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
of cnn who together have a wonderful interview with clinton yesterday. thank you. over to elise. [applause] we have a lot of distinguished guests in the audience. the deputy chief of mission for the embassy of lebanon. a lot of people who care about syria and looks to be a lively discussion this evening. in august, 2011 secretary of state hillary clinton called for the president bashar al-assad to step down for the sake of the syrian people. at that time about 2,000 people were killed. today that number of u.n. estimates has risen to more than 60,000 syrian is dead, hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled to turkey and jordan and iraq pleasing burdens on those countries, close to 2 million more, more than half have been displaced inside syria. what started as a brave stand has moved into a civil war with opposition forces becoming more radicalized, some of them would say infiltrated by extremist forces with links to al qaeda. the conflict threatens to destabilize the entire region and become a battleground for the proxy war some might say of competing interest. the and ratio
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
thing i worry about is the threshold. go back to 1998. president clinton launched missiles based on the intelligence from the embassy blown up in east africa and launched missiles to afghanistan. they hit target and if you had asked any of us in the room the next morning whether america was in war, i trust that all of us would have said no. we fired the missiles but we're not at war. if you asked people near the impact of the missiles they have a different view. and so the danger is it can potentially lower the willingness to use force and not think of it as a war. and yet you build up enemies. you build up people who think they're at war with you. when did al qaeda go to war with united states and the average answer is 9/11. al qaeda declared war against the united states in 1996. most of us didn't get the memo. but they attacked the cold, the attacked east africa. they were at war with this. there's danger when one side is at war and the other isn't. the danger of the technology is that any time you can sit back and do something to somebody else, you don't necessarily feel. if
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
happened on september 9th 299. for bill clinton, president at the time made it mandatory, although it's gone back two years and he said okay, freddie mac and fannie mae, to government-sponsored enterprise have half-year loss of affordable housing, i.e. subprime lending. that was a germanic announcement because of the size of freddy and fannie. there was an article in "the new york times" identified the risk involved in this issue in a sad lesson, freddie and fannie are so big that there's no way they can meet this goal without radically reducing mining standards and home mortgage business. for legitimate affordable housing market is not that big. if they achieve that goal, they'll take so much risk that freddie and fannie can get in financial trouble and that could have been in 10 years. they are so big they can take out the whole u.s. financial system. nine years that have been. we have $5 trillion had $2 trillion in subprime mortgages. even before they failed, they were leveraged 1000 to one. that means that a thousand dollars in debt. and it's like having a net worth of $10,000 in
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am EST
in the shorthand of african solutions to african problems, but it's an important principle. secretary clinton last year on one of her many trips to africa expanded upon president obama's views and said, yes, africa's solutions for african problems, but increasingly global problems require african solutions as well. and i think what secretary clinton was getting at is that, is that africa's no longer isolated. africa's part of a broader global community, and the african countries have a role to play and have contributions to make. so those principles, i think, are quite important for us as we think about what it is that we're supposed to do on behalf of our country. um, we're guided, also, in addition to those two principles, there are two overarching documents, united states government documents that help shape our activities. the first is the presidential policy directive on sub-saharan africa. that outlines the u.s. government's policy and strategy toward africa. and it's based on four pillars. the first, to promote opportunity and development. the second, to spur economic growth, trade and inve
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Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
white house chief of staff to president bill clinton, also recognizes the imperative need to address our spending and debt crisis. as we all know, bowles was tapped by president obama to lead a bipartisan deficit commission with former republican senator alan simpson. the two men, along with a commission, proposed recommendations for you are a big and bold plan to reduce our long-term debt. rather than heed some of these recommendations and build off of this bipartisan momentum cephal years ago -- several years ago, the president ignored it completely and since has done nothing and offered no plan of his own p. -- of his own to fix our dire fiscal plight other than to propose new taxes. as i mentioned in previous remarks the president got his tax increases on millionaires and billionaires, but no one should be fooled into thinking that this solves our fiscal crisis. recently in ain' in an intervier chief of staff erskine bowles rightfully criticized the administration and the congress for not striking a significant budget deal and called it the most -- that failure the most disappointing
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
clinton on benghazi, and it has been an accountability review board recommendations that have been put forth. i know that senator kerry said that he certainly is going to see those through and make sure that they are fully implemented. i know we talked a great deal about the hearing and we have done so personally with a nuclear posture and modernization, which is what we discussed during the start treaty. it's something that i supported him on. i found his comments about where we need to be in that regard certainly reassuring. i also think that he's very clear as it relates to the threat that we face, especially in north africa, but in many places a list of terrorist groups like al qaeda. i think he wants only the best for our nation. i'm sure that he will take positions and in some cases, maybe senator menendez will not exactly do the course of action that actually ought to be taken on behalf of our country. but my sense is that he will be open to listening. and i think that he will be willing to sit down and talk about that as we move ahead. i think that it's good for our nation we l
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am EST
the secretary hillary clinton's last day on the job. yesterday on the senate floor, a five person group of lawmakers including florida's marco rubio, senators hatch and global part -- the bill called the immigration innovation would increase the number of science engineering technology and math degrees. we will show you some of that debate into the senate gallows and at 9:30 a.m. >> senator from utah. >> i rise today to introduce the immigration innovation or i squared act of 2014. i'm pleased to be joined here by my colleagues, senator amy klobuchar, senator marco rubio, and senator chris coons, without whom this bill would not have materialized. all four of us have worked very closely together and each one deserves total credit for this bill. together, we have crafted one of the first bipartisan immigration bills this congress. one that is designed to address the shortage of high skilled labor that we face in this country. this shortage has reached a crisis level. for too long our country has been unable to meet the ever-increasing demand for workers trained in the science, technology
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
, by restoring clinton-era tax rates for the top 1% of income earners. that's what we've done so far. i think it probably is safe to say that the tax rate discussion is probably done, but we have not even begun to discuss tax loopholes. why should millionaires get more tax benefit against their charitable contributions than middle-class families do? why should a billionaire who builds a wing on a museum and puts his name on it get more tax bang for his charitable buck than the middle-class family who gives to their local church? is protecting that benefit for high-end charitable donors more important than addressing our deficit? how about tax subsidies to the most profitable companies in the world, the big oil behemoths? the american taxpayer is asked to provide money to big and often foreign oil companies. is keeping big oil lobbyists happy with subsidies from the american people more important than addressing our deficit? should companies and wealthy individuals be allowed to hide their money from the tax man in offshore accounts while working families pay their taxes fair and square? is pr
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 7:30am EST
-term jobs. it's no wonder that i've heard from people in places like clinton and wausau, green bay and prairie du chien, superior and chippewa falls, all who want us to pass this bill. we need to get started on this project as soon as possible. tonight, please join me in welcoming a number of people who really want to get to work. joining me are josh dennis, larry youngs, cindy lafortune, karl krall, richard galarno, curt lusua, adam kaseno, steve anderson, harold wickman, and ryan haffenbredl. these operating engineers are members of local 139, who are looking for work. also joining us tonight are carpenters and millwrights from northern wisconsin locals of the united brotherhood of carpenters, welcome dana tonnelli, bob polencheck, charlie steed, al ida, dan gillespie, pete langreck, david grottke, and jim berrens. [applause] [applause] together, these folks are holding up the flag of the great state of wisconsin. on the right side of the seal is the image of a miner. in the upper right corner are the tools of a miner. and on the top of the seal is a badger, which comes from the
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 4:30pm EST
is the threshold. quÉbec in 1998. president clinton who launched tomahawk missiles based on the intelligence from the embassies brought up in east africa in a lunchtime hot missiles in sudan to afghanistan and they hit targets. if you have tenuous in the next term the next morning for work, all of us would've said no. we fired some tomahawk missiles were not a word. if u.s. people near the impact of this tomahawk missiles, they'd have a different view. so the dangerous it can can lower the willingness to use force cannot think of it is water and yet you build up people at war with you. when did al qaeda go to war with united states? the average answer is 9/11. al qaeda declared war against the united states in 1996. most of us didn't get the memo, but they attacked the cold come east africa. they were at war with us. there's always a danger when sunset is at war in both ways. so the danger in all this technology in cyprus got the same potential. anytime you can sit back in relative safety and do something to somebody else come you don't necessarily feel it. if your son or daughter is going into t
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
in 1993 by president clinton. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedule at our website. and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. at the recent world economic forum in switzerland participates discuss china's economic future and the policy changes needed to move the country forward. ists including -- analysts included economic professors from china and the u.s. the role world economic forum is anen yule event this is about an hour. [inaudible conversations] welcome from inside economic forum. the party congress has said the very ambition goal for all -- [inaudible] and. we'll ask whether how it can be achieved over the next hour. [inaudible] [inaudible] >> translator: i'm going to divide the one hour in to three parts. first we're going to talk about whether the vision could be achieved. what our major challenge and the reasons and the second part will be reform. and so i want to discuss about the p
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
under ten minutes, secretary of state hillary clinton will give what may be her last public remarks as secretary of state, speaking of the council on foreign relations. again, that is live at 2:00 p.m. eastern and our companion network c-span three. >> my cartoons depict native humor and at first when i first started this cartoon they were needed characters in native situations, and my audience was geared toward natives, but in the last for five years i have become more universal where they have spilled out into the mainstream dominant culture, so it is more universal now. i am inspired by the people that i grew up with to my friends, family, members of my tribe and just basically watching people and some of the things that they do. it is surprising away if you pay attention to what people do and what people say. there is a lot of humor that you can find in that, making your own twists and certain things. people who have read my cartoons for the first time, i hope they take within the appreciation of the native culture, the native way of life. because it is not always depicted corre
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
season for years, he organized the following lunch. ed koch, hillary clinton, and allen keiswetter. i have yet to receive a full report on any of those lunches. but it was so typically ed. you know, we were told not speak long. this is is not my speech. these are just the letters i got from ed when i was president. [laughter] i thought i'd tell you about them. he really weighed in when i was trying to pass the crime bill in 1995. he supported more police on the street, the limitation on the size of ammunition clips, the ban on assault weapons, and governor, you would be -- he would be proud of you today. but it was a little another section of the bill which provided more funds for young people in troubled neighborhoods to engage in positive activities and things for kids to say yes to. and then he wrote me a bunch of letters over a period of three years basically saying i hadn't done enough on that. one letter coauthored with distinguished african-american professor, charles, another and al sharpton and ed koch saying that it was imperative we give young people who had gotten in troub
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Feb 4, 2013 8:30am EST
happening in the 1990s in the clinton administration. my time tour was at the school of infantry, and when i showed up there, it was like a welcome back scenario, going through the private, coming back as a captain, so there was a company commanded infantry training unite, and sort of complete the circle of life in the "lion king" sense i guess. i got assigned to a battalion that trains noninfantry nonspecialty combat skills. every marine is a rifleman regardless your job. prepare to pick up your weapon or launch an assault regardless of your contract job. i showed up, half the unit was made upof
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
and 2800 long term jobs. it is no wonder i heard from people in places like clinton, wausau, green bay, superior and chippewa falls who want us all to get this bill passed. we need to get started on this project as soon as possible. tonight, please join me well many coulding a number of people who want to get to work. joining me are josh guinness, larry youngs, cindy, carl crawl, richard, curtla. as uaw, steve anderson, harold brick man, brian, these operating engineers are members of local 139 who are looking for work. also joining us tonight are carpenters and mill rights from northern wisconsin locals of the united brotherhood of carpenters. welcome dana totelli. bob, charlie steed, hall ida, dan gillespie, pete erec, david grote and jim "barron's." [applause] [applause] together, [applause] together, they're holding a flag of the great state of wisconsin. as you can see, on the right-hand side is the image of a miner. in the upper right-hand corner of the shield are the tools of a miner. and on the top of the seal, underneath our motto, forward, is a badger, which comes from the ni
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Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
it was under president clinton when we balanced the federal budget, balanced the federal budget. we actually had surpluses. and our economy was growing, job growth, moving in the right direction. well, our revenues have dipped to about 15% of our economy, so we're not anywhere near with as much revenue as we need in order to have a balanced approach that allows for job growth. and yes, our spending is too high, particularly on what we call the mandatory side. we agree with that. you look at our health care costs in this country, they are much higher than any other nation in the world, and we don't have the health results that would demonstrate why we're spending so much more. we need a more efficient system. that's why a lot of us supported the affordable care act because we see in it delivery system reform that will make our health care system more efficient, bring down the cost of hospital care by reducing readmissions, bring down the cost of hospital care by reducing hospital infection rates, bring down the cost of high-cost interventions by dealing with people with complicated multiissue
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Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
to president clinton affirming their solidarity with israel. senator hagel was not among th them. six months later, after a relentless onslaught of palestinian terrorism, 87 senators signed a different letter asking president bush to initiate reassessment of our relationship with the palestinians. once again, senator hagel refused to sign. he also refused to join 89 other senators in signing a 2001 -- november 2001 letter that urged president bush to maintain strong support for israel and to continue snubbing arafat until the palestinian leader ended his terror campaign. on april 12, 2002, a palestinian suicide bomber killed six people and injured more than 100 ears in jerusalem. that same day senator hagel went to the senate floor and suggested a moral equivalence between palestinian terrorism and israeli self-defense. three months later, he published an article in the "washington post" bemoaning the endless cycle of violence and declaring that israel must take steps to show its commitment to peace. in a 2003 interview with the local newspaper in lincoln, nebraska, senator hagel ratche ratc
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